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When Your MOS Doesn’t Match Your Career Ambitions

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Even though transitioning to a civilian career might be challenging, if the job you’re interested in is similar to the role you had in the military, your future path could be pretty straightforward. But what if you don’t want to do the same type of job you did in the service? Or what if your […]

How to Translate Your Military MOS to Civilian Skills

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When you leave the military and return to civilian living, it means changing just about every aspect of your life. And unless you’re retiring entirely, it also means finding a new career path to follow – a career that capitalizes on the skills, training, and expertise you’ve already developed. The trick, of course, is finding […]

Do you have a Home Run Pitch?

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Whether you’re shy by nature or a real extrovert, when making a new introduction on Heroes Linked, you need to develop a terrific pitch. It needs to be short, pithy—and powerful. In a job interview, the most dreaded words are often, “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” In a networking environment, you often […]

Building a Conversation Part 1

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Not sure what to say after your initial message? Michelle Winkley, a Heroes Linked Advisory Committee member and Chief HR Strategist with Talent Distinctions, has assembled this guide to help further your introduction and start a meaningful conversation on Heroes Linked.